Although his story was nearly forgotten, George Nash Walker was one of the highest-paid vaudeville actors in the country who also changed the culture of Black entertainment and blazed a trail of opportunity for future Black actors and actresses. Vaudeville was the first mass-produced entertainment…Read More
Dr. Bob Dinsdale
I grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska and went to undergrad at Baylor University, then on to medical school and ENT residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Katherine and I and our three girls moved here in 1990 to join the Lawrence ENT practice and we have been here ever since. I am retiring this year and starting Lawrencehistorytours.com.
I have a decades-long passion for history, especially the stories of the people and events that have shaped our town. I use techniques learned in my training as a physician to find facts and see things in new ways. I hope these stories then enlighten and entertain as people gain a new appreciation of what has gone before them.